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Current Sports | July 1, 2019

Jul 1, 2019
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NBA Free Agency; Kevin Durant ; New York Knicks; Brooklyn Nets; Golden State Warriors; Diamond Leung;


Jemele Hill
WKAR - MSU

Throughout this month we have brought you “Jemele’s Journey” with our own Al Martin, who sat down with national writer and television broadcaster Jemele Hill. Today, we bring you the final installment of the month-long special. Hill addresses why she decided to leave the national sports broadcasting mothership: ESPN. 

Hill also tells of her new ventures within the world of sports reporting and beyond.

 

Current Sports | June 26, 2019

Jun 27, 2019
College Football Playoff Trophy
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NCAA Football; NCAA transfer rules: NCAA basketball; Joey Hauser; Hunter Rison


Current Sports | June 25, 2019

Jun 25, 2019
Horse Racing
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Horse Racing; HBO Real Sports; Brian Nielsen; Santa Anita; Michigan Baseball; NBA Awards


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Michigan baseball in the College World Series Championship; Red Wings NHL Draft takeaways; Kenny Goins, Matt McQuaid, and Nick Ward in NBA Summer League; FIFA Women's World Cup


Current Sports | June 21, 2019

Jun 21, 2019
Zion Williamson
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Zion Williamson; RJ Barrett; Ja Morant; Sekou Doumbouya; Jordan Bone; Cameron Johnson; Luka Doncic; Trae Young; Anthony Davis; Matt McQuaid


Jemele Hill
WKAR-MSU

"Jemele's Journey" continues with part three of the month-long series as Current Sports host Al Martin sits down with media powerhouse Jemele Hill. Today we center the conversation on social activism from athletes, diving into the national anthem protest of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Why has the protest died down and will we continue to see athletes in the future take stands like this?

Hill gives insight.


Current Sports | June 20, 2019

Jun 20, 2019
Adam Silver
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NBA Draft; Detroit Pistons; Tony Snell; Jemele Hill; Jemele's Journey; Colin Kaepernick; Nipsey Hussle;


Current Sports | June 19, 2019

Jun 19, 2019
Matthew Stafford
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Matthew Stafford; Detroit Lions; NBA Draft; Detroit Pistons; Romeo Langford; Tyler Herro; Hunter Rison; Kansas State football


Current Sports | June 18, 2019

Jun 18, 2019
David Ortiz
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David Ortiz; Michigan baseball; Michigan State basketball; Tom Izzo; Kyrie Irving; Brooklyn Nets

Anthony Davis
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Anthony Davis to Los Angeles Lakers with LeBron James; New Orleans Pelicans; US Open; Gary Woodland; Tiger Woods


Current Sports | June 14, 2019

Jun 14, 2019
Toronto Raptors Fans
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Plant Guy; Kawhi Leonard; Pascal Siakam; Kyle Lowry; Klay Thompson; Kevin Durant; Steph Curry; Deyonta Davis; Serge Ibaka


WKAR-MSU

Local sportscaster Jack Ebling joins Al Martin on Current Sports to announce a celebration of life planned for Earle Robinson, longtime radio personality for WKAR's "Sportstalk" on AM 870. Robinson passed away at the age of 71 in May. 


Jemele Hill
WKAR - MSU

Last week, you heard "Jemele's Journey" which detailed the career of media powerhouse Jemele Hill, who is an MSU alum and Detroit native. On the second installment of the month-long series, we bring you conversation between Hill and the host of Current Sports, Al Martin, centered on tennis star Serena Williams, who has not always been well-received for her outspokenness for the rights of women and minorities.

Hill explains why that is.


Current Sports | June 13, 2019

Jun 13, 2019
Vladimir Tarasenko
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Alex Pietrangelo; Jordan Binnington; Ryan O'Reilly; Vladimir Tarasenko; Jemele Hill; Serena Williams; Kawhi Leonard; Kevin Durant


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